Masterworks of the Barnes Foundation
Our best-selling catalogue Masterworks is sold out and our reprint is due to arrive imminently. In the meantime, consider purchasing the Barnes Handbook.
Featuring over 150 beautifully reproduced images of some the most beloved works in the collection, including several rarely-published Picassos and Matisses alongside full-page spreads of 21 of the Foundation's distinctive wall ensembles, with photography taken in the Collection Gallery on the Parkway, this is the definitive catalogue for Barnes fans. And this is more than a collection of pretty pictures: an introductory essay traces Barnes's collecting and the development of his education and display philosophies, and featured pieces from the wide-ranging collection are accompanied by informative entries that shed new light on the Foundation's celebrated works.Second Edition, 8¾ × 9¾ in., 374 pages including seven fold-out spreads and index, 200 color and black & white illustrations, Cloth-bound hardcover.
This publication is sponsored by Wilmington Trust and M&T Bank. The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has provided generous support for the project.
Texts by Judith F. Dolkart and Martha Lucy